Debt collection firm Expert Global Solutions has agreed to pay a $3.2 million FTC penalty to settle charges it violated consumers' rights when attempting to collect debts.» Read More
Another day, another spate of Google headlines. Read them, and go no further and it looks as if this company is under attack from all sides: The Federal Trade Commission opens an anti-trust investigation; the company's multi-million investment in co-founder Sergey Brin's new wife's biotech start-up is raising hackles. Oh the horror!
The Federal Trade Commission has opened an antitrust investigation into Google's proposed $3.1 billion purchase of ad-management technology company DoubleClick.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday to charge firms and individuals fines and criminal penalties for so-called gasoline price-gouging. On “Power Lunch,” experts debated the bill's benefits to and impact on consumers.
With gasoline prices at record levels, the debate has intensified over whether gasoline companies are gouging customers at the pump or simply responding to supply and demand. “We don’t know if price gouging is occurring at the pumps as of right now," Rep. Heather Wilson, (NM-R) said on "Morning Call. "The Federal Trade Commission has no authority to investigate price gouging."
Greg Tuza looked around his ACC Conference Store in Greensboro on Friday morning and responded to a caller who asked what he had left of Virginia Tech items. "No polos. Nope. No logo pins. No face tattoos. No, no decals. We won't have hats for two weeks." Pretty much all that was left in his ransacked store was Virginia Tech golf towels and baby rattles. There were 394 Hokies t-shirts in his shop yesterday. All gone.
Federal antitrust regulators have approved Coca-Cola's purchase of juice and tea maker Fuze Beverage, according to a notice issued by the Federal Trade Commission Monday.
Anna Nicole Smith's estate has attracted a small crowd of suitors, with millions of dollars possibly at stake.
Rite Aid shareholders overwhelmingly approved a nearly $3 billion deal to buy more than 1,800 Brooks and Eckerd stores and become the largest drugstore operator on the East Coast.